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There's something about Juneau

Juneau has not one photographer, but two, with a photograph hanging in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Juneau photographer Richard Hebhardt estimates he's been taking pictures for close to 40 years. He worked in...
Alaska Science Forum: Alaska blackfish in a world of its own fish writhes, resurrected. This story has persisted since the time of Lucien Turner, who wrote about Alaska natural history starting in 1886, first documented it. Per Scholander was skeptical about Turner's "colorful" report. Scholander...
Mark Kelley gets photo in Smithsonian exhibit the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.The image, "Vernal Falls...Leisure magazine, the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is the third-most visited museum in the world, with...
Four Alaska museums receive federal grants

...amount: $136,390): The Pratt Museum will inventory its collections and re-house a portion of its cultural and natural history objects to prepare for their safe handling during a move to a new facility in 2017. ? Sealaska Corporation, Juneau...
Alaska State Museums seeks candidates for Collections Committee

...should have knowledge and significant experience in at least one of the following areas: Alaska history, fine arts, natural history, archaeology, anthropology or museology. Interested individuals should email or send a letter of interest and resume...
Reading "Romeo" on his own turf

...Robinson, who spent probably the most time around Romeo), as well as facts and myths abut wolves, elements of natural history, wildlife management and dog behavior.Jans, who now lives in Haines, said in a recent interview that though the...
New registrar hired at Alaska State Museums

...libraries today hold and exhibit a comprehensive and definitive collection of Alaska Native cultural, historical, natural history and art objects, as well as historical books, records, maps, photographs and film collections. The new 118,000...
Smithsonian posts 3-D modeling of a Tlingit hat

...of the ocean. The hat is both a sacred object and an object of cultural patrimony, which the National Museum of Natural History repatriated to the clan in 2005. The hat was scanned with the clan's permission to allow the Smithsonian to make...
Fairbanks museum adds Alaska-only beetle to collection

...larva may be the subject of further study, he said. Alfred Newton, a visiting curator from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, confirmed this week it was Chionotyphlus alaskensis larva."Prior efforts to collect the larva had...
KTOO: "Photographs: Not Your Nature" by Wayne Owen

KTOOEgan DriveWayne Owen will continue showing at KTOO through July. Owen's photographs and paintings of non-traditional natural history subjects meant to coax the viewer into reconsidering their perspectives on and relationships with the natural world.


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